Head, Organizational Development

Date:  Sep 15, 2023

Denver, CO, US (United States)

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

About this role


The Head, Organizational Development integrates the organization effectiveness standards, guidelines, policies, programs and metrics that enhance organization performance by optimizing how work is done, measured and managed in current and future work scenarios.

Your role will consist of


Growth Strategy/Governance:


  • Develop Newmont’s organization effectiveness framework, guide and prioritize the approach.
  • Serve as the custodian of Enterprise Organizational Design. Advise and guide Leaders and People business partners in how to use the Systems Leadership blueprint.  
  • Develop the standards, policies, metrics and tools that will drive Newmont’s organization effectiveness. 
  • Provide People Business Partners with the concepts, principles and methodologies of  Newmont’s approach to organization effectiveness to facilitate their role supporting the business and implementing the standards and tools.
  • Use the Newmont approach to organization design as the basis and lens to define and redesign work as a response to changing work and working arrangements. Support the business in keeping a fit for purpose and healthy organizational design in complete alignment with Newmont’s organizational design standard. 
  • Develop and support the implementation of programs and tools to achieve maximum employee engagement delivering the desired Employee Experience and enabling a workplace where everyone belongs, thrives and is valued.  
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement by regularly evaluating the effectiveness of programs and interventions, seeking feedback, monitoring outcomes and making iterative adjustments as needed. 


Your role will consist of (continued)


Operations Excellence:


  • Work with People Business Units Heads and enterprise functions People Business Partners to ensure the Operating Model principles and standards are known and they have the required proficiency levels to apply them as appropriate for their roles and work. 
  • Increase the knowledge and skills of People Business Partners to provide expert advice to the leaders on the organization effectiveness framework, programs and tools.
  • Develop and implement initiatives to support leaders in their role to enhance effective engagement in line with the company values and team processes.
  • Lead and facilitate organizational change initiatives, ensuring that they are effectively planned, communicated and executed. Collaborate with People Business Partners to develop change plans utilizing Newmont’s framework and tools. 
  • Develop programs, and processes to enhance organizational performance, productivity, and efficiency.
  • Utilize data-driven approaches to assess organizational effectiveness, measure impact, and make evidence -based recommendations.  Apply analytical tools and methodologies to generate insights and support decision-making processes. 
  • In collaboration with workforce analytics lead design the global people productivity metrics. Develop   the capability within the People Business Partner team to provide insides and support the business in analyzing and using data to drive outcomes.

Additional Responsibilities


Safety & Sustainability:  Establish and maintains systems and processes that support the company’s safety and sustainability goals and can accommodate industry trends. 




  • Provide functional leadership and engagement to the People Business Partners across Newmont.
  • Leads the team responsible for consolidating and analyzing the information across business units and assets and for the implementation of standards, frameworks and performance metrics across the organization as it relates to the organization effectiveness programs.
  • Advice on the individual and team capabilities and skills required of professionals in People Business Partner roles.
  • Ensure the development of inclusive and cohesive teams working together to deliver productive, safe outcomes.


Commercial:  Responsible for relevant budgeting and reporting for the OE CoE

Your training, skills, and experience checklist




  • Bachelor’s or graduate degree in organizational psychology, organizational development, business administration, social sciences and related fields 
  • Theory, concepts and principles underpinning Newmont’s Operating Model
  • Best practice human resources systems and processes
  • Best practice management practices
  • Mining industry human resources practices and market trends
  • Project management fundamentals

Technical Skills:

  • Advanced level of proficiency in using the theories and concepts of the Operating Model. 
  • Advanced proficiency in Systems Leadership principles
  • Advanced proficiency in change management techniques and methodologies
  • Advanced proficiency in the use of data analytics to develop action plans and initiatives. 
  • Advanced proficiency in employee engagement systems and methods.

This position will be located at our Denver corporate headquarters with travel to other sites and locations as required.  


We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!


The salary range offered for this role is $204,000 - 242,250. The salary range is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado. The salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience.  The salary offer will not be based on a candidate’s salary history at other jobs, and by law, Newmont will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with Newmont.  


This role will be eligible for participation in a discretionary annual bonus program, pursuant to which an employee may be awarded a percentage of their salary based on the company’s performance and their own individual performance. This role also will be eligible for participation in a discretionary long-term incentive program, pursuant to which an employee may receive awards based on their level and individual performance.

Newmont offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package to support physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. This role will be eligible for the following benefits:  Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; health savings accounts; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; short and long-term disability; defined benefit pension; 401(k) program with company match; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); wellbeing reimbursement program; adoption assistance; tuition reimbursement; paid holidays and paid time off; paid family leave; matching gifts; and discounts on home, auto and pet insurance.  All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont’s sole discretion.


Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination, as well as other vaccinations that are required or recommended for entry into certain Newmont operating countries, protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  As a result, please note that Newmont requires up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination for any international travel by the workforce undertaken on behalf of the company.  In addition, other vaccinations (e.g., yellow fever vaccine) may be required for international travel to certain Newmont operating countries. Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law. Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

Nearest Major Market: Denver